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richard engel. richard. >> reporter: good evening, lester. how do you fight a war when your supposed allies are attacking you? these attacks are vicious. they are hard to defend against. today the chairman of the joint chiefs said something has to change. afghan security forces turned their guns on u.s. and nato troops yet again. today it was in zabul near the pakistani border at a remote observation post where u.s. and afghan troops work in close quarters. afghan police killed four american soldiers stationed there to help train and mentor them. five afghan police then escaped. yesterday afghan police shot two british troops as they were in the midst of treating a wounded man. >> certainly we had two more inside attacks within the last 24 hours. >> reporter: more than 50 nato troops have been killed in these insider attacks this year alone. u.s. policy is for american troops to train afghan forces so that americans could leave this country, but it's hard to train when there's no trust. nato released new information today about a bold assault on friday in southern afghanistan. taliba
officials tell nbc news he's a misguided, angry 18-year-old. lester? >> john yang in our chicago bureau. john, thanks. >>> tonight, things are much quieter though the middle east remains a tinder box after several days of anti-american demonstrations, at times turning violent. at this hour the state department and the military are taking efforts to step up security at u.s. embassies across the region. jim maceda joins us from cairo. jim, good evening. >> reporter: hello, lester. the state department is temporarily closing embassies in sudan and yemen, warning u.s. citizens of the travel in those countries, as well as in tunisia where americans are encouraged to leave as worries about more violent protests escalate. a four-day standoff outside the u.s. embassy in cairo ended this morning when riot police charged the protesters and cleared out tahrir square, arresting some 200 along the way. the city began to return to normal as did the country with no reported protests or violence. friday's day of rage spread across more than 20 countries. in tunisia today local citizens and security per
evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. with the democratic national convention just a few days away, president obama is aiming to build momentum in key battleground states like right here in iowa where he's making his seventh visit so far this year. >> hello iowa! >> reporter: president obama kicking off his road to charlotte campaign in iowa, the state that first launched his presidency four years ago. >> it was you, iowa, who kept us going when the pundits were writing us off. and it will be you, iowa, who choose the path we take from here. >> reporter: polls show a tight race here as some white working class voters who gave him an edge four years ago now aren't so sure because of the economy. >> iowa is important, and i think other states will look at iowa and say, if they're turning away from barack obama, that is a harbinger for the rest of the country. >> reporter: today the president reached out to those disaffected voters by slamming mitt romney's convention speech. >> it was a rerun. we had seen it before. you might as well have watched it on a black and white tv. he did no
-universal television >>> good morning. and welcome to "today." i'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolf. "no easy day" not out until tuesday, yet we're learning so much more about it. we've known the broad outline of the frenzied moments leading up to the raid. we haven been told the exact details. they're starting to come out. >> we're seeing excerpts from the book written by a navy s.e.a.l. who took part. they've been published in "the sun" newspaper in great britain. the author reveals how close the mission came to being a total disaster. more on that ahead. >>> and battling in the battleground states. president obama and governor mitt romney taking each other on with election day just over two months away and the democratic convention fast approaching. we will go live on the campaign trail with the president. >>> plus, a pretty shocking transformation for actor matthew mcconaughey, who's lost a huge amount of weight for a movie role. he'll the latest celebrity to do it. we'll ask why favorite stars gain or lose so much weight for a role and are they putting their health at risk. >>> prince harry
-universal television >>> good morning 0, everyone. welcome to "today" on a sunday morning. i'm lester toelt reporting from afghanistan. >> and i'm jenna wolfe. lester, nice to see you. only two days after joint operations between american and afghan forces were set to be returning to normal, there was another deadly attack yesterday. >> jenna, good to see you as well. yes, the death toll here has climbed steadily in recent months following attacks by afghan army and police against american and coalition troops. we'll have more on this breaking story in just a moment. also a bit later i'll sit down with u.s. service people, both men and women to talk about what life is really like here in the danger zone. >>> and then, lester, arnold schwarzenegger is talking about the affair that ended his marriage. he is spilling it all in an autobiography and has admitted to a fling with a co-star. >>> plus, an unusual kind of discipline, a father posts a photo of his 3-year-old daughter wearing a sign where she confesses to having a kind of accident that toddlers have. is it wrong to share these kinds of images on
" on a saturday morning. i'm lester holt. >> and i'm jenna wolfe. and empty chairs across the country have never been so happy before, ever. i mean, empty chairs everywhere are finally getting their time in the spotlight wait until the chair says something. you know who else was almost sitting next to an empty chair? >> here we go. >> this girl right here. i don't ever want to say anything bad about you because i adore you. >> want me to tell everyone was happened? >> go ahead. >> my alarm didn't go off. i remember specifically setting it for 4:15. >> was it a.m. or p.m.? remember the "seinfeld" debate? up or down? >> i tweeted out my predicament and one response said "i would think that a big-time network" would have somebody call me. >> and you did get a call, didn't you? he's never done anything wrong in his life. let me bask in this a little longer before -- >> two hours of this? >> oh, honey, this is going on all day. two hours, you'll be lucky. >>> we are talking about politics and we're talking about getting into this long holiday weekend. a lot of you are kicking up your feet. there is n
and women to talk about what life is really like here in the danger zone. >>> and then, lester, arnold schwarzenegger is talking about the affair that ended his marriage. the actor turned california governor is spilling it ought in an auto biography. he also admits to having a fling with a costar. >>> plus, an unusual kind of discipline, a father posts a photo of his 3-year-old daughter wearing a sign where she confesses to having a kind of accident that toddlers have. is it wrong to share these kinds of images online? hear what some parents are saying. >>> getting back to policy overseas, lester, you just returned from the part of the country -- you're still there, but you returned from the part where the insider attack occurred. what are troops saying about it over there? >> yeah, i was in the east part of the country here looking at special operation forces now partnering with their afghan partners. there were afghan commandos alongside american commandos, live weapons fire. they say this is what they have to do. this is the mission to train and eventually get afghan forces ready to
of fun. today, september 9, 2012. >>> good morning. welcome to today on a sunday morning. i'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolfe. we'll get to comments about lester's dancing, but i was on the rooftop of my apartment building last night and these black clouds came roaring in. you don't see that here in new york city at all. it looked fierce, really fierce. >> and then i got the text of tornado warning. i thought, not in new york. and then, boom, two of them. it takes a lot to surprise people but residents were shocked when two tornadoes touched down, one in brooklyn, one in queens. luckily, no one was seriously hurt. >> they were a part of the severe storms. we'll have more. >>> the trifle a century. o.j. simpson struggling to try on a glove during the murder trial and now a member of simpson's team fires back at allegations that johnnie cochran tampered with the glove. >>> a little girl is recovering after contracting the deadly disease. we'll hear from her and find out how she got it. >>> this week marks the finale of "america's got talent." i had a chance to go behind the scenes of the sh
-universal television >>> and good morning, everyone, welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. i'm lester hold. >> we are happy. >> that's quite a wide shot there. all have helped make this program the last 25 years waking up early on the weekends to bring you the day's top stories and have a little fun as well. they're all here. al roker, garrett utley, mary ellis williams, scott simon, jackie nespral, mike schneider, gisele fernandez, jodie applegate, and from memphis, there he is -- >> there he is. >> did you miss the plane, jack? how does it feel to be back, everybody? >> it's wonderful to say hello to my hair. >> my family wondered if i had dark hair. this shows i once had dark hair. >> husbands and wives are here. i have to get married in order to come back. 9. >> borrow our children. >> i'm happy. >> a show of hands, how many people broke into a cold sweat when the alarm went off at 4:00 this morning? >> definitely. >> i slept through it. >> he's still sleeping. >> so the usual. >> our second half hour we're going to catch up and show more of the hair shots. be prepared. we're going to hear fr
to "today" on a saturday. i'm lester holt. >> and i'm kate snow. thank you for having me. >> great to have you. >> been a while since you've been up this early in the morning. >> i set the alarm for 3:00 a.m. >> fir time you've been up at this hour on a weekend in the studio. nice to have you here. >> thanks for having me. we have a lot coming up. that crude film about islam has set off protests around the world. now a california man said to be behind it was brought in for questioning. >> officials say he's not under arrest, but they want to know if he violated his probation on bank fraud charges by going online. we'll get a live report in just a moment. >>> also ahead, a very special homecoming for amy copeland, the georgia woman who battled a flesh eating bacteria and won. this morning you'll see how she's overcome the odds with a big smile on her face. >>> chances are by now you've seen the video of a 77-year-old woman dragged out of her car during a traffic stop. now her family wants an apology. the question is did the officer really do anything wrong? we'll get into that coming up. >>
-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday. i'm lester holt. >> and i'm jenna wolfe. 59 days until election. here we go, the race is on. speeches are over, balloons have dropped. it's now time for barack obama and mitt romney to make their case to the nation as to why they deserve to be president for the next four years. >> each trying to work with the respective bounce in the candidates. both candidates campaigning in key battleground states this weekend with romney in virginia, the president in florida. and big question looming over all this, will friday's dismal jobs report blunt any momentum the president had coming out of the convention? we're going to discuss that and much more coming up in just a moment. >>> then, a new twist in that bomb hoax that forced a passenger plane headed to texas to return to philadelphia. this morning, why investigators are saying a love triangle may be to blame for that. >>> plus, a piece of video we first showed you on friday, and a warning, it's pretty tough to watch. it's a maryland state trooper hit by a semi. good grief!
>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with lester holt and jenna wolf. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and welcome to "today" on this sunday morning. i'm jenna wolfe. >> and i'm carl quintanilla. we told you on saturday lester was on assignment. now we can reveal where he is, afghanistan. it has been nearly 11 years since the war began there and just last week the announcement came the surge is over. did it work? where does that nation go from here? we're going to check in with lester in just a moment. >> plus, we're going to have much more on that bounty placed on the head of the man accused of making that anti-islam film that set off protests worldwide. >>> then, a sweet 16 party gone terribly wrong when thousands of partiers showed up for a big bash. you will not believe how it happened. >> a crazy story. you have to be careful with facebook these days. you post to one friend and post to every single person i've ever met in my life. >> 30,000 rsvps. >> a very thin line. >>> then brat packer andrew mccarthy will drop by. he started some of the most popular f
," with lester holt live from kabul, and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> welcome to "today" on a saturday morning, or afternoon where i am. i'm lester holt reporting from afghanistan. >> i'm tamron hall. it's almost 11 years since the war there began. it's a time of transition that we're witnessing, lester. >> tamron, indeed it is. the surge troops are gone. 68,000 u.s. soldiers remain. trying to get the afghan troops ready to take control of their country and the fight. how is that effort going? i'll have much more in just a moment. >>> and new details are emerging about actor johnny lewis. police say the "sons of anarchy" star killed his landlord before falling to his death. we'll look at his downward spiral and hear from people who tried to help him as his life was spinning out of control. >>> also, we'll talk with alana stewart. the former model is coming to terms with her past in her new memoir. she talks openly about her famous ex-husbands george hamilton and rod stewart and losing her best friend farrah fawcett. we'll talk with her in our next hour. >>> but
that infamous moment. >>> from nbc news world head quarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with lester holt. >>> good evening. after weeks running virtually neck and neck a new poll shows some day light has suddenly opened up between president obama and mitt romney. the president making a bounce in florida where he tried to pivot the conversation away from high unemployment and on to an area that he hopes to prove to be governor romney's achilles heal. romney told our david gregory what part of the president's health care law he would like to keep in place. kristen welker joins us from west palm beach with more on all of that as well as what has to be the picture of the day. >> reporter: good evening to you. we will get to that picture in a moment. the candidates over taxes and medicare as president obama opened up a lead in what has otherwise been a razor tight race. campaigning in florida today president obama tried to turn the focus to medicare. >> i want you to know, florida, i will never turn medicare into a voucher. >> reporter: the president is enjoying a post convention bump, t
, this is "nbc nightly news" with lester holt. >>> good evening. president obama is on the campaign trail tonight hitting states that are sure to be hotly contested and sharpening the attacks and talking points that are likely to frame this week's democratic convention in charlotte. that will include the charge that mitt romney and republicans are pushing failed economic policies of the past. as democrats prepare to take center stage they'll face the challenge of convincing undecided voters that the president's policies are healing a sick economy. it's a debate that was on full display and our white house correspondent kristen welker begins our coverage from boulder, colorado tonight. >> reporter: good evening. in 2008 president obama became the first democrat to win colorado in 16 years. now that winning coalition isn't as strong so he is aiming to get women and young voters like the ones on this college campus to turn out in force. >> hey, guys. hello everybody. >> reporter: in boulder, president obama took his case to voters one by one at a local restaurant and later told a crowd of about 13,0
overshadowed by the insider attacks and the toll it has taken on american lives. lester holt is in kandahar where he talked one-on-one with the u.s. and coalition forces. >> reporter: brian, good evening, with the war about to enter the 12th year, questions remain about the taliban resistance. but the man in charge of the war says the strategy for america getting out in the year 2014 is on track. it is quickly becoming put-up time for afghan forces and crunch time for the american commander overseeing the transition. >> reporter: what keeps you up at night on this job? >> the time, the amount of time remaining. >> reporter: time between now and 2014? >> that is correct, we have a lot of work to do. >> reporter: the u.s. and nato forces have trained more than 300,000 troops, taking the lead in combat operations. but threatening that, a deadly spike in insider attacks, afghan forces turning on their nato partners, 51 allied troops including 31 americans have been killed in such attacks so far this year. in a meeting today, the colonel acknowledged the existence of a training campaign. >> the
>> that's all for now. i'm lester holt. >> that's all for now. i'm lester holt. thanks for joining us. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> this morning on "early today." road to charlotte. president obama stops off in ohio and new orleans before tomorrow's dnc kickoff. >>> mystery ship. isaac's pounding surf washes up what could be a civil war-era vessel. >>> and, royal seat. england's prince andrew goes to great heights for a good cause. >> this is "early today" for monday, september 3rd, 2012. >> hello and very good morning to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. we begin with labor day on the campaign trail. while much of the country has the day off, president obama will be hard at work before heading to the democratic national convention tomorrow. nbc's tracie potts joins us live from charlotte with the details. traci, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. i'm standing in front of the stadium where we will see president obama speak here in charlotte later in the week. but first he is on a campaign trip that he calls road to charlotte. today he'll be in ohio and stor
like this this year. the commanding general here spoke with lester about it. >> we're going to work as hard as we possibly can around the clock to understand the problem and i think we have a good grip on it now and to work closely with our afghan partners to eliminate this threat. >> reporter: but it's hard to defend against an attack from within. the u.s. mission now is to closely partner with afghan forces. lieutenant phillips is in close contact with afghans every day, training them and providing weapons on air support. >> how do you know you can trust the afghans you're working with? >> you don't know. that's why we make friends with them as best as we can, with all the other afghan units that we go to. but you don't know whether they're with us or they've got an ulterior mottive. >> reporter: when he meets with his counterparts, it's without his flack jacket and helmet, to show trust. but trust with backup, isn't real trust. there's supposed to be two more years of this, but if the insider attacks continue, it's hard to see how that's possible. u.s. troops say they understand
contention while the red sox are 19 games out of first... first...jon lester 14-and-oh in 20 career starts against the o's....top of the 6th... tied at 2...matt wieters rips it to the corner in left... adam jonns racing around to score from first...orioles lead 3-2...wieters with 3 r-b- i....top 9...4-2 o's...robert andino steps to the plate... roberr andino steps to the plate...the man who ruined the red sox season last year.... mark muh-lanceon drills him in the head...andino not happy... stares down the pitcher...no brainer.... that was intentional.... but just a warning given.dino left the came... conccssionntests underway..bottom 9...jim johnson on to set the orioles with the strikeout.46 saves sets the new o's record... passing randy myers...lester also loses his first game to the orioles...birds win their 5th straight 4-2....johnson is starting to see a changing of the guard in the a-l east... 3 yankees hosting the a's with major playoff implications on the line....top 9...a's down 1-0...brandon moss takes rafael oriano deep for the solo shot...ties the game... they head to extras.
. >> lester holt joins us live from new york. good saturday to you, lester. >> hey, angie and richard. coming up today a disappointing jobs report. will it reiain on president obama's post convention parade? >>> jurors in the drew peterson trial are speaking out. hear what that are saying about the evidence that led to his conviction. >>> plus they were hollywood's golden come ed double, but the laughs appear to be over for will arnett and amy poehler. fans are expressing their heartbreak online. >>> then one part song, one part dance, lots of drama. see what happens when 60 high school students come to broadway with just days to stage a musical. >>> alex morgan stops by fresh off her gold medal win in london. this morning she's got safety tips aimed at preventing injuries. she'll give us a few tips and have us score a goal when we get started. back to you in d.c. >> lester, thanks so much. >>> turning to weather now. >> you and lester on the same wardrobe wavelength. >> do you call each other every morning? >> we like to coordinate. we like to have the local folks and the network folks all l
. lester holt sat down with general john allen, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. he had a lot to say about what's next for the war. >> the nature of this campaign is not ultimately for us to defeat the taliban. the nature of this campaign is for us to give the afghan national security forces the wherewithal to create security in this country, so the rule of law can be embraced and economic development opportunity and development can move forward. >> you're at a critical movement. this is a horrible year for insider attacks. the very people you're training to take over this mission are in some cases turning their weapons against american and coalition forces. can that go on and how do you prevent that from undermining your mission? >> it has my full attention. we're going to work as hard as we possibly can, around the clock, to understand the problem, and i think we've got a good grip on it now. and to work very closely with our afghan partners to eliminate this threat. the taliban in infiltrating the ranks of the ansf recognize this is an opportunity for them to try to split us apart
, everyone. welcome to "today" on a sunday morning. i'm lester holt. >> and i'm jenna wolf. may i just say happy 25th anniversary. we are so thrilled to have a distinguished group of folks with us here in studio 1a this morning. >> that's quite a wide shot. all these people have helped make this show what it is over the past 25 years, waging up early to bring you this show and have a little fun. al roker, mary alice williams, scott simon, jackie nesboro, matt snyder, jodi applegate and from memphis -- >> there it is. >> did you miss the plane, jack? >> thanks, jack. >> how does it feel to be back, everybody? >> it's wonderful. >> i'd like to say hello to my old hair. >> what is it about the hair? >> our family is here. my 9-year-old wanted to know if i ever had dark hair. baby, this shows i once had dark hair. working with al, al took it from me. >> a lot of families are here, husbands and wives are all here. so i had to get married to come back. a show of hands, how many people broke into a kolt cold sweat when the alarm went off at 4:00 this morning. >> i slept through it. >> he's still
in with lester in just a moment. >>> plus, much more on the bounty placed on 0 the head of the man accused of making that anti-islam film that set off protests worldwide. >> then a sweet 16 party gone terribly wrong when thousands of partiers showed up for a big bash. you will not believe how it happened. >> a krizy story. you have to be careful with facebook these days. you post to one friend and post to every single person i've ever met in my life. >>> then brat packer andrew mck mccarthy will drop by. he started some of the most popular films of the '80s like "pretty in pink" and "st. elmos" fire. he's going to talk about the amazing journey he has had since then. a big fan? >> huge, huge. do you know his first big break? >> no. >> we'll tell you later. >> you are such a big tease, carl. >>> we will preview tonight's emmy awards as well. >>> we'll begin this morning in afghanistan. the troop surge over there is now over leaving 68,000 soldiers in the war zone, but violence continues to rage in that country. our lester holt is in kabul. the last time were you in the region was almost two
walnut shells to help power his farm. russ lester uses this first-of-its-kind machine that heats up the shells to 2,000 degrees, converting them into a combustible gas that is fed to a generator. lester said he's the first person in the state to try it. >> the goal is for us to be sort of an example for other farms, peach pits, almond shells. they are all capable ever running through here. >> and lester is getting a second gasifier and when both machines are up and running, they will provide 80% of the electricity used on his farm. oh, the entrepreneurial spirit of america. >> that's pretty cool. >> all right. we are looking at a lot of sunshine in san jose. >> that's cool. >> yes. and another ten to twelve degrees of warming, but that will still be shy of the average today. numbers a little cooler around the bay today. i'll explain next. >> thank you, lisa. also ahead, some lucky kids got swim lessons from an olympian this weekend. the remarkable story of how he learned to swim. that's next. >> a gift card complaint i have never received before. i am michael finney. 7 on your side
. >> death of a golden girl. >> good evening and welcome to "dateline." i'm lester holt. she was no stranger to a camera. but the image that interested police was a few seconds of grainy video recorded during the last hours of her life. grainy video recorded during the last hours of her life. here's dennis murphy. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> new year's 2010 was arriving on a shivery night by miami standards. but temps in the low 60s weren't enough to chill the streets. there in the froth was a couple from michigan paula and kevin clint down from detroit on an impulse holiday weekend. >> how did the idea come together to go to south beach? >> paula. that was my baby. she didn't skimp on herself. and she liked to live the good life and going down to south beach, that was it. >> a down and back. hit the clubs, do some shots, hello, 2010. >> it was great. we had it all figured out. go down to south beach, celebrate the new year's come back on monday. >> but come monday the live in boyfriend and girlfriend pair were not on a plane to detroit. kevin was a worried guy wanderin
'm the defense team, how am i feeling about the new judge? >> better than in front of judge lester because the bolt line is the most important person in the courtroom for the is an your ground hearing is the judge because those hearings are only before the judge unlike a criminal trial. so judge lester felt that george and his wife had per injured themselves. certainly that is not the judge that this defense team wanted at the stand your ground kram in front of. the new judge has only heard one previous case and she did reject the stand your ground claim, but i think they're on much firmer ground with this judge than they were with judge lester. >> and there will have to be a stand your ground hearing. but i imagine that is going to seem almost like a full-on trial at least from the defense point of view. >> no question about it. this will be a mini tal. the defense has indicated that they will ask for the trial, probably the stand your ground hearing probably after the first of the year. it is a hearing in a george zimmerman will testify at. and so i suspect that we will be covering that,
sacramento is using his stockpile of leftover shells to help power his farm. wes lester use as first of its kind machine that heats up the shells to 2,000 degrees, converting them into a combustible gas that is sent to a generator. lester said he's the first person in the state to try it. and lester says he's going to get this second -- he calls it a gasifier and when they are up and running they will supply 80% of the electricity on his farm. >> if you scratch a walnut on a light wood scratch the oil from it will take away the scratch. can't be a deep scratch. but that's another use for walnut. >> i did not know that. the maven of all news here. >> anyway, in other news we are looking at a nice-looking day today but it will definitely feel cooler out there. heading outside you can see the wind blowing a little bit from ourrov camera and the fog is moving across the bay. we are talking about a five to seven degree cool down in some parts of the bay. i will have the forecast next. >> all right, you martha two wart wannabee. and some lucky kids got swim lessons from an olympian this weekend.
is using his stockpile of leftover shells to help power his farm. russ lester uses the first-of-its-kind machine that heats up the shells to 2,000 degrees, converting them into a combustible gas that is sent to a generator. lester said he's the first person in the state to try it. and lester says he's going to get this second -- he calls it a gasifier. >> he's getting a a second machine and when they are both up and running, they will supply 80% of the electricity used on his farm. the last segment lisa argen gave us another use for walnuts, getting rid of scratches. >> on hardwood. for light scratches. >> and obviously out of the shell. >> right. no more tips except maybe a little weather forecasting. >> that's good. >> we have been looking at pretty shots around the bay with clear conditions. here's emeryville. there is fog and we will wait for that to clear in some neighborhoods, but everyone should experience a bit more of a breeze and a slight cool down. i'll explain coming up. >> and also some lucky kids got swim lessons from an olympian this weekend. up next, the remar
us. i'm lester holt. in some of the most difficult murder cases, there just aren't any suspects. in this story, there were plenty. but it would be years before technology and one determined woman would help reveal who the killer really was. and in a case that started out with so many possibilities, no one would believe how it ended. here's josh mankowitz. >> sheila's phone rang. >> they said there had been an accident. >> an accident involving sheila's good friend, roommate, and fellow student. angela samota. >> i initially thought angie had been in a car accident. i went through the is she in the hospital, where is she. and i wasn't getting any information from her. and my girlfriend was crying. >> that's because it wasn't an accident. that same morning, angie's sorority sister evelyn sandy was given the news straight out. >> they told me that angie had been murdered. she had been found naked with a lot of stab wounds. it was absolute shock. >> angie samota had not only been killed, but butchered. repeatedly stabbed in her own bedroom. it was a bloody end to a life that had so
something. >> this would be a day of reckoning. >>> welcome to "dateline," everyone. i'm lester holt. imagine living in fear under your own roof. the woman at the center of tonight's story could be any wife and mom. she was in danger. telling the truth could set her free, but it could also cost her her life. an impossible choice until she saw the surprising bravery of her young daughter. here's amy robach. >> bernadette is a pretty woman with some very ugly secrets. >> he made it perfectly clear if i ever said anything, he would kill me. >> but if she kept quiet, she would live in fear forever. >> i question myself now that i look back, like, why couldn't you have done something? >> the secret she says helped bind her to a killer. it would take strength and courage to break free, but could she do it? >> i was afraid not only for my life, for my children's, and i was afraid for my entire family wi . >> the whole remarkable story, with all its twists and turns, begins here among the hills and dairy farms in new york state where bernadette grew up. it was 1995. she was 17. what were you
for joining us. i'm lester holt. the papers called it the spray tan murder trial. but could a spray tan really be to blame for a young mother's puzzling death? the questions in this case started early one morning with a dramatic call for help and ended five years later with an equally dramatic verdict in court. here's keith morrison. >> the story when it hit the news sounded almost crazy. >> killed by a spray tan. >> claiming his wife died after an allergic reaction to a spray tan. >> a husband tried to blame her death on a spray tan and thus a myth was born. the case of the spray tan defense, what a headline. it was a strange tale. it was true that a spray tan did briefly play a role at the heart of what sounded like murder. but the real story, headlines don't always tell it, do they? the true story of what happened here in miami was far more troubling, tragic, and bizarre than any headline. and it all happened so fast. >> business was good. beautiful house, great friends, and then it changed in an instant. like that. like that. >> to begin with, there was aventura. a brand new town, an upsca
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